Love To Men

She asked: “What does love mean to men?”

I replied: There is no such thing as “men”. People can only answer for themselves, and so the answer they provide will be their current subjective interpretation on the concept of love. Love itself is not about meaning, it is a state of being, one that shines at the heart of each person. After all, everyone loves themselves, and so whatever they do will be an effort to please themselves. The Way is about understanding what that self is, that which we are always trying to please. It is not about gender, or even being human or other, it transcends all of the temporary distinctions. If you want to experience love, you must immolate yourself. What remains after the sacrifice, some may call “love”. For you, it doesn’t matter. Your ashes are rising to heaven.

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About Bob OHearn

My name is Bob O'Hearn, and I live with my Beloved Mate, Mazie, in the foothills of the Northern California Sierra Nevada Mountains. I have a number of blog sites you may enjoy: Photo Gallery: http://www.pbase.com/1heart Essays on the Conscious Process: http://theconsciousprocess.wordpress.com/ Compiled Poetry and Prosetry: https://feelingtoinfinity.wordpress.com/ Verses and ramblings on life as it is: https://writingonwater934500566.wordpress.com/ Verses and Variations on the Investigation of Mind Nature: https://themindthatneverwas.wordpress.com/ Verses on the Play of Consciousness: https://onlydreaming187718380.wordpress.com/ Poetic Fiction, Fable, Fantabulation: https://themysteriousexpanse.wordpress.com/ Poems of the Mountain Hermit: https://snowypathtonowhere.wordpress.com/ Love Poems from The Book of Yes: https://lovesight.wordpress.com/ Autobiographical Fragments, Memories, Stories, and Tall Tales: https://travelsindreamland.wordpress.com/ Ancient and modern spiritual texts, creatively refreshed: https://freetransliterations.wordpress.com/ Writings from selected Western Mystics, Classic and Modern: https://westernmystics.wordpress.com/ Wisdom of a Spirit Guide: https://spiritguidesparrow.wordpress.com/ Thank You!
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